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How can I generate a list of the security groups a set of users belong to?

I have been asked to generate a list of the security groups (so specifically not the distribution groups) that a list of approximately 50 users belong to. I have a list of users, users.txt that ...
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Add ssh public key to group instead of users on centos 6.5

I am a newbie to linux administration. I have a box with centos 6.5 x64. Ive been configuring ssh access via public/private key. Ive been wondering if I could add the public key to a user group ...
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Linux permissions in /var/www: What settings can I use for good security practice and still maintain accessibility?

I'm primarily trying to set permissions inside of /var/www . We are using a project format which has the following structure in common for each project: /var /www /runtime /shared /project.com ...
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Sync Active Directory Users in FreeNAS

This is for FreeNas-9.1.1, I am using active directory which appears to be connecting ok, since the following list users/groups from that server with no problems wbinfo -u wbinfo -g I can also join ...
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How can I list all of the domain machines that a domain user group can administer?

Over the years, there are many extra and duplicate user groups in my domain. So I need to identify which machine a particular group has administrative rights to. I've done a fair amount of searching ...
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To give access to users in group for individual OU's

I have 6 users in my user group and my job is to allow each user to allow access to different OU's and not to whole Domain. And also to provide RDP access. Can anyone help me with this?
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Multiple users, one public_html directory

New to creating users with linux. Trying to add users in a secure manner, limiting damage a user can do give all members of the webadmins group access to the public_html folder as projects are often ...
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Can users added to certain OU automatically be member of particular group

Windows Server 2008 R2. Can AD be set up so that any user added to a particular OU automatically be assigned to a particular user group?
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Group membership erratically lost after user logs in - Ubuntu, winbind, AD

I have a really strange issue where the wbinfo -g command properly indicates the AD domain group I am interested in and shows a particular user in that group - this is always true, so on the linux ...
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Allow members of a group to be unlocked by a specific account on AD

Background I'm creating a service to allow support staff to enable their firecall accounts out of hours (i.e. if there's an issue in the night and we can't get hold of someone with admin rights, ...
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Ubuntu - Group users create new files/directory always: -rwxrwxr-x / drwxrwxr-x

I got a directory in which my group is the owner. The group has two users, however, when a user create a directory the other user can't move the files. Why is that and how can I change so that the ...
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Linux Permissions via group and user IDs

This is such an elementary question, and I can't believe I've been using Unix (Linux and Mac) for over 5 years without knowing this! The root user has group id 0 and user id 0. Hence lower group ids ...
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Restricting ssh tunnel port access by group

My understanding is when creating an ssh tunnel to a remote machine, the ports become open on that machine for anyone to use and connect back to my local box (not just the user who opened the tunnel). ...
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A user in multiple user groups not receiving correct permissons

A little intro: I'm not a server admin, but I do some tech support for a small software company whose product requires users to have full control permissions to a mapped drive on the server in order ...
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Script adding domain groups to local groups fails 50% of the time

We have a script that automatically adds a freshly imaged computer to the domain. The functionality of joining the domain is always successful. However, when the script attempts to add the domain ...
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chmod apply to user group [closed]

I need to set the permissions of a dir so that a usergroup in my ubuntu-server has read/write permissions. I understand that I'm supposed to use chmod (right?), but how do I set the permissions to ...
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How do I grant the privilege to add users to a specific Active Directory group?

I want give a user privileges to add users to a specific Active Directory group in my domain. How can I do this?
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Best way to control access?

I have a few servers that serve different purposes (and thus different users use each) that authenticate to an LDAP server (I do not have permission to modify content on the LDAP server). What is an ...
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User groups in Linux

Something is wrong. I've a user U which has primary group A and secondary B. Folder /www/dev is now 775 and set to user www-data and group B But my user U does not have writing permissions to that ...
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Active directory list of users and “member of” from trusted domain

I've been trying to create a csv file of all the members of an AD but since some groups have members from another trusted domain, these users are not showing up. I also tried outputting users in a ...
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Adding the apache user to my default group doesn't give apache group access

The whole Linux user:group topic just gives me headaches again. Situation I have my document roots (httpdocs) and everything inside chown-ed to a certain user and a certain group, let's say ...
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Hide notification area GPO not applying

I have created a GPO to hide the notification area on Windows XP SP3. The GPO must apply to all students but only in certain rooms so I've also enabled loopback processing on the GPO and linked to the ...
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Not in a domain, or using AD. Can I give SQL access on one server to a UserGroup on another?

I have users in a group on one server, and I'd like them all to have access to a particular database on a SQL Server on another server. Neither server is in a domain, and I'm not using AD. Is it ...
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Permissions, rights, roles, user groups, delegations [closed]

I am looking for a good book, Internet resource that can clearly explain these terms. Really, I would not like to read any Microsoft books or any book about windows or other operation systems. I ...
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How to dissalow local user to login interactively?

I have Windows Server 2008 (non-R2) without AD. I have a number of users. How to allow them only connect to VPN and disallow interactive login? How to setup it via creating few groups?
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Windows Server 2008 File Sharing for users in Administrators group

Ok here is probably dumbest question but I really dont understand how sharing works. I shared a folder with name "Data" and I gave permission to "Administrators" group to everything in Network ...
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Why can't I assign rights to Network Service account via groups?

Windows box (2k3). I have a website that needs to access files over a network share on the local machine. Please don't concentrate on this fact. Its a long story I won't go into now. The worker ...